Declined pace in permanent placements, candidate shortages and higher salaries

October Report on Jobs Key Points from the September Survey Permanent placements rise at weakest pace for five months Candidate shortages continue to drive up pay rates 1. Staff Appointments Growth in permanent staff appointments eases The number of people placed into permanent job roles continued to increase in September, stretching the current sequence of growth to 14 months. Though solid, the rate of expansion was the slowest recorded…

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February Report on Jobs: South (excluding London)

Key points from January survey: Weaker rise in permanent staff placements than 2015 trend Second-slowest increase in temp billings in current 33-month upturn Labour supply in South continues to drop sharply Staff Appointment:  Growth of permanent placements moderates in January Recruitment agencies in the South of England reported a slower rise in full-time appointments at the start of 2016. The rate of growth remained strong overall, but was weaker…

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